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Advanced Sound Mixing For Broadcast Programs 

  Promo: SGD750

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  • Code: A-AP01

  • Course Duration: 20 hours (2.5 days)

  • Mode of Training: Part Time

  • Course Language: English

  • Min. Qualification: No Formal Qualification / Pre-Primary / Lower Primary

  • No formal industry experience required

  • For experience learners

  • Course will be conducted with Pro Tools audio editing software

  • Course will be conducted in professional audio post suite

  • Individual digital audio workstation available for practical session


  • Completion of I-AP01: Sound Mixing for Broadcast Programs Course or similar courses

  • Intermediate proficiency in stereo audio post-production workflow & process

  • Intermediate proficiency in Pro Tools or other audio editing softwares

  • Basic proficiency in Mac operating system

Course Overview:

This course covers the essential technical requirements, workflow processes and creative techniques crucial for success in the domain of 5.1 surround audio mixing for broadcast programs. It also introduces relevant and effective application of technological tools to enhance audio post workflow, specifically in areas of editing, restoration, refinement and dynamics.


Delve into the intricacies of surround sound configuration, workflow optimisation, and technical error resolution. Harness the power of plugins such as Izotope RX suite and AI-assisted audio tools to achieve results previously thought unattainable.

Relevant audio specifications from networks such as Nat Geo TV will be utilised to conduct the course for full authenticity in the real world environment.


  • Technical Mastery: Delve into the intricacies of 5.1 surround channel configurations, loudness standards, and dialogue gated loudness, all in line with network specifications.

  • Streamlined Workflow: Learn to efficiently manage your workflow, from assessing working files and configuring signal routing to setting timelines and requirements.

  • Izotope Plugin: Large array of  audio compliance issues can be resolve with Izotope RX suite plugin. Learn the effective use of the plugin for audio restoration and refinement in three main categories: De-Noise, Repair and Transform.

  • Online AI-Assisted Audio Tools Application: AI presents a significant advancement in the field. Explore and utilise the capabilities of AI-assisted tools to enhance the workflow for audio post-production and to address audio errors previously unattainable.

  • Surround Sound Expertise: Master surround sound techniques in Pro Tools, including sound designing, panning, upmixing and achieving optimal levels for a 5.1 mix.

  • Mastering and Exporting: Prepare and export final deliverables including LoRo and LtRt that meet network requirements.


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify key audio technical requirements for 5.1 surround project in accordance with network's audio specification.

  • Prepare 5.1 mixing workflow for a documentary film project.

  • Utilise Izotope RX plugin for effective audio editing, restoration and refinement in three categories: De-Noise, Repair and Transform.

  • Utilise AI-assisted tools to resolve both common and complex dialogue clean up and restoration issues.

  • Utilise Waverider plugin to refine dynamics and enhance audio post workflow.

  • Apply surround panning and signal processing methods in Pro Tools to adjust spatialisation of sound for a 5.1 surround project.

  • Apply sound design techniques in surround format.

  • Utilise upmix processor to convert stereo audio to create 5.1, 5.0 and 4.0 surround formats.

  • Balance audio stems to create final 5.1 surround audio track.

  • Export final audio files adhering to audio specifications and broadcast standards.


1. 5.1 Surround Audio Specifications

2. Set Up and Mixing Workflow for 5.1 Surround Documentary Project​

3. Audio Editing, Restoration and Refinement with Izotope RX Suite​

4. Audio Editing, Restoration and Refinement with Online AI Assisted Tools

5. Spatial Adjustment with Surround Panning and Signal Processing​

6. Sound Design in Surround 

7. Upmixing Audio Clip​

8. Re-recording Mixing in 5.1 Surround​

9. Mastering and Exporting Deliverables in 5.1 surround​

We look forward to a fulfilling learning journey with you.

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